Blog 2018-01-10T03:04:09+00:00

GDPR Updates

I’m sure you’ve received a flood of emails over the past few weeks and months, all referencing updated Privacy Policies and email subscriptions. You probably already know why: Today, May 25th, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect across the European Union. This set of laws give consumers [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: Business Development|Tags: , |Comments Off on GDPR Updates

Memorial Day – CINS Army Brief May 2018

(This content appeared in our CINS Army Brief for May 2018. Subscribe here.) In memory of Our Fallen Heroes.  "We don't know them all, but we owe them all." This Memorial Day, we remember with gratitude and pride all those who served and died for our country and our [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Categories: Network Security|Tags: |Comments Off on Memorial Day – CINS Army Brief May 2018

Network Security Misconceptions in Government

A couple years ago, we did a series of blogs on common network security misconceptions in local government. Since a lot of that information is still relevant today, we thought we'd go back through as a refresher course. First, let's talk about "public" information. Just because some of the [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Categories: Network Security|Tags: , |Comments Off on Network Security Misconceptions in Government

Taxes and Friday the 13th – CINS Army Brief April 2018

(This content appears in our CINS Army Brief for April 2018. Subscribe here.) "And on a Friday fell all this mischance," Chaucer noted in The Canterbury Tales You've successfully filed your taxes and Friday the 13th went off without a hitch.  Now for some things that are truly frightening.   Over 65,000 [...]

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Network Security|Tags: |Comments Off on Taxes and Friday the 13th – CINS Army Brief April 2018

Tax Season Stressing You Out? CINS Army Brief March 2018

(This content appears in our CINS Army Brief for March 2018. Subscribe here.) When asked about completing his income tax form Albert Einstein replied, "This is a question too difficult for a mathematician. It should be asked of a philosopher." While we can't help with your taxes, we can [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Network Security|Tags: |Comments Off on Tax Season Stressing You Out? CINS Army Brief March 2018

MSPs: Listen To Our Latest eChannelNEWS Interview

Thanks to Julian Lee from e-ChannelNEWS for the great interview last week. We're excited about helping those MSPs out there that are beginning to realize how important network security is for their customers. Here's the interview, if you're interested: https://e-channelnews.com/sentinel-ips-is-more-than-an-intrusion-prevention-system-ips-device/

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: Network Security|Tags: |Comments Off on MSPs: Listen To Our Latest eChannelNEWS Interview

Penetration Test != Vulnerability Scan

We're in the business of network-based security tools, so we bump in to this issue a lot with our customers. It usually goes something like this: Customer runs a routine vulnerability scan against their own network The scanning IP gets blocked by their Sentinel The Customer wonders why the [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Network Security|Tags: |Comments Off on Penetration Test != Vulnerability Scan

What’s In a Name (Or a Logo)?

We recently gave our company logo a refresh. I wanted to take a couple minutes to tell you about why I think it was important.   In with the new ...   The What First, let's talk about the three major changes: The shield itself is a bit beefier, [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Business Development, General|Tags: , |Comments Off on What’s In a Name (Or a Logo)?

Booo! Don’t Let FUD Scare You

What better time than Halloween to discuss the marketing strategy of Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt - better known in our industry as FUD? First, I want to concentrate on the F in FUD... The Fear. Uncertainty and Doubt are interesting, but in the business of Network Security, use of [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Network Security|Tags: , |Comments Off on Booo! Don’t Let FUD Scare You

An Update on BadRabbit

Please see our notes below on BadRabbit, the latest ransomware threat. First things first. We have several measures in place to detect and stop network communications related to BadRabbit. To see if your Sentinel has detected BadRabbit-related traffic, search your Event Activity page for the term, 'BadRabbit'. Stay up to date. [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Network Security|Tags: , |Comments Off on An Update on BadRabbit
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